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Translated by Rebecca L. Copeland

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In the wake of the brutal murders of two Tokyo prostitutes, Yuriko and Kazue, Yuriko’s older sister describes the three women’s education at a prestigious girls’ high school, where a strict societal conventions determine the courses of their lives.

japanese title: Gurotesuku
notes: Japanese title: Gurotesuku. A Borzoi book.
subjects: Prostitution
Social life and customs
Tokyo, Japan, Fiction
genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9781400044948
OCLC number: 70676629
publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, 2006, 2007; Vintage, 2008
publication place: New York; New York
japanese publication date: 2003
english publication date: 2006
document type: Book
description: 467 p. ; 25 cm.